|Central Bank||CIMB Group||Maybank||Public Bank||RHB Banking Group|
Affin Bank – A wholly owned subsidiary of Affin Holdings Berhad. The company started operations in January 2001 following a merger between the former Perwira Affin Bank and BSN Commercial Bank. Today the Bank operates a network of more than 100 branches across Malaysia.
Alliance Financial Group Berhad (AFGB) – A financial services company headquartered in Kuala Lumpur. It includes the Alliance Islamic Bank, Alliance Investment Bank and Alliance Bank Malaysia.
AMMB Holdings (AmBank Group) – The sixth largest banking group in Malaysia with about 200 domestic branches and over 880 automated teller machines. It was founded in 1975 by Merchant Banking pioneer Hussain Najadi. In February 2011, AmBank Group acquired AmIslamic Bank Berhad. Tan Sri Azman Hashim, one of the richest people in Malaysia, is Chairman of the Group.
Hong Leong Financial Group – One of the leading banking and financial services companies. The main subsidiaries include Hong Leong Bank, HLG Capital, Guoco Group, M&C International, etc. As of August 19, 2016, the company had a market capitalization of RM 18.4 billion (US$4.6 billion).
Bank Negara Malaysia – The Central Bank of Malaysia established in January 1959. As the country's monetary authority, BNM is responsible to maintain monetary stability. Bank Negara has representative offices in London and New York.
CIMB Group – One of the largest financial institutions in Malaysia with the largest Asia Pacific investment banking network. Headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, CIMB operates in 18 countries covering ASEAN and major global financial centers.
Maybank – The largest financial services group in Malaysia. As of December 31, 2015, it had total assets of more than RM 708.3 billion ($165 billion) and customer deposits of RM 478.2 billion. The company was established by Khoo Teck Puat in 1960.
Public Bank Bhd – One of the leading financial services providers in Malaysia established by its Founder and Chairman Teh Hong Piow. PBB is the biggest bank in Malaysia by shareholders' funds and the third largest domestic bank by market capitalization and balance sheet.
RHB Banking Group – The fourth largest financial services group in Malaysia with more than 190 branches across the country.
Top Banks in Malaysia
The following table shows the largest Malaysian banks in terms of total assets.
|Rank||Bank||Total Assets (RM, bn)||Financial Statement|
|1||Malayan Banking Berhad (Maybank)||640.300||12/31/2014|
|2||CIMB Group Holdings||414.156||12/31/2014|
|5||Hong Leong Financial Group||194.874||12/31/2014|
|7||United Overseas Bank (Malaysia)||93.177||09/30/2014|
|9||OCBC Bank (Malaysia)||89.176||09/30/2014|
|10||HSBC Bank Malaysia||82.997||12/31/2014|
|12||Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia||51.360||09/30/2014|
|13||Alliance Financial Group||51.237||12/31/2014|
|14||Bank Islam Malaysia||42.879||09/30/2014|
|16||Bank Simpanan Nasional||31.688||12/31/2014|
|17||Bank Pembangunan Malaysia||29.246||12/31/2013|
|18||Bank Muamalat Berhad||22.214||09/30/2014|
|19||Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Malaysia||15.322||09/30/2014|
|20||Bank of China (Malaysia)||10.451||09/30/2014|
|21||Deutsche Bank (Malaysia)||8.794||09/30/2014|
|22||Al Rajhi (Malaysia)||6.803||09/30/2014|
|23||Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp Malaysia||6.799||12/31/2014|
|24||J.P. Morgan Chase Bank Berhad||6.591||09/30/2014|
|25||Bank of Nova Scotia Berhad||4.538||07/31/2014|
|26||Bangkok Bank Berhad||4.292||09/30/2014|
|28||BNP Paribas Malaysia||3.367||09/30/2014|
|29||Royal Bank of Scotland Berhad||2.946||09/30/2014|
|30||Mizuho Bank (Malaysia)||2.921||12/31/2014|
|31||Bank of America Malaysia||2.314||09/30/2014|
|32||National Bank of Abu Dhabi Malaysia||1.296||09/30/2014|
SWIFT Codes for Banks in Malaysia
SWIFT code is a standard format of Bank Identifier Codes (BIC) approved by the International Organization for Standardization. It is the unique identification code of a particular bank. These codes are used when transferring money between banks. The SWIFT code is 8 or 11 characters. For Malaysian Banks, only 8 characters swift code is required. In case the issuing banks requires 11 characters then just add XXX at the end.
Affin Bank Berhad – PHBMMYKL
Alliance Bank Malaysia Berhad – MFBBMYKL
Ambank Berhad – ARBKMYKL
Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad – BIMBMYKL
Bank Kerjasama Rakyat Berhad – BKRMMYK1
Bank Muamalat Berhad – BMMBMYKL
Bank of America – BOFAMY2X
Bank Simpanan Nasional – BSNAMYK1
CIMB Bank Berhad – CIBBMYKL
Citibank Berhad Malaysia – CITIMYKL
Deustche Bank – DEUTMYKL
EON Bank Berhad – EOBBMYKL
HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad – HBMBMYKL
Hong Leong Bank Berhad – HLBBMYKL
Malayan Banking Berhad – MBBEMYKL
OCBC Bank Berhad – OCBCMYKL
Public Bank Berhad – PBBEMYKL
RHB Bank Berhad swift code – RHBBMYKL
Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia Berhad – SCBLMYKX
United Overseas Bank Berhad – UOVBMYKL